Clean Harbors Settles EPA Hazardous Waste Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 6:48 PM EDT) -- Waste management company Clean Harbors of Braintree Inc. agreed Friday to pay $650,000 to settle the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's claims that it violated federal standards for disposing, treating and storing hazardous waste.

As part of the settlement, Massachusetts-based Clean Harbors of Braintree will also plant 1,400 trees around Boston, a project estimated to be worth $1.06 million. It also agreed to certain injunctive relief, though specifics were not immediately available.

Following a 30-day public comment period, the EPA will request that the court to approve...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. Clean Harbors of Braintree, Inc.

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


George A. OToole, Jr

Date Filed

August 11, 2011


Government Agencies

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